Enigmail speed geeking

Stephan Beck stebe at mailbox.org
Fri Mar 13 23:19:53 CET 2015

Am 13.03.2015 um 22:33 schrieb Robert J. Hansen:

> GnuPG doesn't have one RNG.  It has *many* RNGs.  Some of them are
> really just thin wrappers over lower-level OS facilities.  And if you
> don't trust /dev/urandom, I'd suggest using a different operating
> system, because that's a game-over compromise.  

Wouldn't the installation of haveged, at least for GNU/linux distros, extend the
possibilities of traditional /dev/(u)random based RNG? Wouldn't GnuPG benefit
from it? No expert, just curious, prepared to receive a game-over knockout. :)


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